Housing Resources Kalamazoo

420 E. Alcott Suite 200
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

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Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing, Permanent Supportive Housing, Affordable Housing, Housing Stabilization, Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re Housing.

General Information:
Non profit organization, HRI has dedicated its efforts to finding housing solutions for individuals in the midst of a housing crisis, as well as on behalf of the community at large. Our services are designed to stabilize Permanent Supportive Housing For families chronically vulnerable to housing instability and repeat episodes of homelessness the combination of permanent, versus temporary, housing subsidies and supportive services is very effective.  HRI operates 40 scattered site subsidized rental units for families where the head of household has a disabling condition, with an additional allocation of 10 beginning in the fall of 2012.   In 2011, HRI assisted:     44 households     141 individuals (90 or 64% children)     100% of families served stabilized in their housing 6 months or longer     93% of the families had incomes at 30% of Area Median Income for our community     83% of families exiting the program exited to stable housing     45% had been homeless 1 or 2 times in the past     39% were experiencing homelessness for the first time     13% were chronically homeless   Rapid Re-housing / Eleanor House The 24-bed Eleanor House offers a homelike setting 24/7, meeting the needs of homeless families by providing a safe haven while they prepare to move to independent housing. More than 60% of its guests are children who average nine years of age. During their stays, Eleanor House residents receive referrals to vital community resources and on-site assistance in exploring their future housing options.   Affordable Housing In addition to working with area landlords to help people find affordable housing, HRI offers four options for low-income households. Pinehurst Townhomes Offers 97 two and three-bedroom units in Oshtemo Township. For leasing information, call 269-375-9900. Summit Park Apartments Located in the City of Kalamazoo, offers 31 one, two, three-bedroom units. For leasing information, call 269-382-2100 Rosewood Offers 68 one, two and three-bedroom units in the City of Kalamazoo, Portage School District. For leasing information, call 269-544-7673. The Rickman House Located in downtown Kalamazoo. Provides 49 efficiency units for single adults, including many who may have a mental illness. For leasing information, call 269-903-2885.  

Website: http://www.housingresourcesinc.org

Helpful Definitions For Housing Resources Kalamazoo:
Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

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